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MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE OF INSANITY SECOND EDITION, WITH REFERENCES TO THE SCOTCH AND AMERICAN DECISIONS

Browne, J.H. Balfour


Item #: 9348

Pages: vi,713p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: MEDICAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE, PSYCHIATRY

Reprint of second edition, enlarged with references toScotch and American decisions. This treatise is notable forits insights into Victorian-era constructions of the legalrelations of mental illness and criminal insanity. Topicsinclude legal contracts involving the insane, capitalpunishment, homicide, property law, guidelines forestablishing the burden of proof and for dealing with theinsane in the courtroom, the admission of evidencedemonstrating insanity, the use of medical experts aswitnesses and other practical matters. With a table ofcases and thorough index.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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